Rosthwaite is the principle settlement in the southern half of Borrowdale.
A picturesque hamlet within sight of what AW Wainwright described as
“the most beautiful square mile in all of Lakeland.”
Driving: From the M6 at Junction 40 take the A66 westwards towards Keswick, exit at the large roundabout (junction with the A591) and follow signs for “Borrowdale” onto the B5289. The valley road leads south along the eastern shores of Derwentwater and twists through “The Jaws” into the upper valley. Rosthwaite is six miles (10km) from Keswick. We are the first hotel on the left hand side just after entering the village. If you have a SATNAV our post code is: CA12 5XB and our Grid Reference is: NY 259 149.
Rail: Our nearest rail station is at Penrith with connection north & south via Virgin Trains and to Manchester Airport via Transpennine. To plan a train journey & buy tickets visit trainline.com
Car Hire: The easiest option for rail plus car hire is with Ullswater Road Garage 500m from the station with collection & returns until 8pm weekends 10pm midweek
Bus: Rosthwaite is served from Keswick by the Number 78 and Penrith to Keswick by the X5 Services. For links to up-to-date transport links please link via here
Taxis: Negotiate a deal with Davies Taxis of Keswick Tel: 01768 772 676
Images produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey.
Public Transport: If you are planning to arrive by public transport you may like to use the following links to help you plan your journey.
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